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Jul 24

If you're been charged with a criminal offense, one of the most important steps you will take in defending yourself is hiring a lawyer. With such high stakes, however, it's easy to get overwhelmed when choosing an attorney. Here are some things to consider as you look for the right lawyer to defend you in your criminal case. read more

Jun 08

Being accused of a crime is bad enough, but when the charges against you include accusations of being involved in a criminal street gang, the stakes are even higher and the process is even more complicated. read more

Feb 23

For a lot of people, a background check is no big deal—but if you've got a record, you know that sinking feeling you get when you realize that you may not get a job or an apartment because of your prior convictions. Fortunately, a criminal record may not always be the end of the world—in fact, some infractions, convictions, and other transgressions may be expunged. read more

Nov 21

Though they're often attributed to teens, there's no age limit on selfies. There's also, apparently, no age when grown adults realize that a selfie can do more than just get you likes—it can get you a long sentence in prison. That's the lesson that Samuel Morales Jr, 34, recently learned, according to a report from the Seattle PI. read more

Aug 13

Hate crimes seem to be growing in numbers throughout the Seattle, Washington area with 41 incidents reported to the Seattle Police Department in the first six months of 2015. That number is up 50% from the 28 that was reported during the same time last year. In the state of Washington, hate crimes in general have progressively increased in the past three years. The Washington Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs reported approximately 300 incidents in 2013 alone. read more

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